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Aliases for ZBTB42 Gene

Aliases for ZBTB42 Gene

  • Zinc Finger And BTB Domain Containing 42 2 3 5
  • Zinc Finger And BTB Domain-Containing Protein 42 3
  • ZNF925 3
  • LCCS6 3

External Ids for ZBTB42 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZBTB42 Gene

  • GC00U921814
  • GC14U900765
  • GC14P104339
  • GC14P105266
  • GC14P085448

Summaries for ZBTB42 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ZBTB42 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the C2H2 zinc finger protein family. This protein is predicted to have a pox virus and zinc finger (POZ) domain at the N-terminus and four zinc finger domains at the C-terminus. In human and mouse, the protein localizes to the nuclei of skeletal muscle cells. Knockdown of this gene in zebrafish results in abnormal skeletal muscle development and myofibrillar disorganization. A novel homozygous variant of the human gene has been associated with lethal congenital contracture syndrome, an autosomal recessive disorder that results in muscle wasting. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2015]

GeneCards Summary for ZBTB42 Gene

ZBTB42 (Zinc Finger And BTB Domain Containing 42) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ZBTB42 include Lethal Congenital Contracture Syndrome 6 and Lethal Congenital Contracture Syndrome. An important paralog of this gene is ZBTB18.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZBTB42 Gene

  • Transcriptional repressor. Specifically binds DNA and probably acts by recruiting chromatin remodeling multiprotein complexes.

Additional gene information for ZBTB42 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ZBTB42 Gene

Genomics for ZBTB42 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for ZBTB42 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for ZBTB42 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH14I104798 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 555.1 -0.3 -305 3 PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A ZNF2 SLC30A9 ZNF143 SP5 MXD4 ZBTB42 GC14P104804 PIR45835 MTA1 AKT1 ENSG00000257270 CDCA4 SIVA1
GH14I104801 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE dbSUPER 550.8 +1.3 1283 0.2 ZFP69B RXRA NR2F6 ZFX EZH2 GC14P104804 PIR45835 PIR61461 ZBTB42
GH14I104793 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 5.6 -4.8 -4780 5.2 ATF1 ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A TCF12 GLIS2 SP3 REST GMEB1 ZSCAN16 AKT1 ZBTB42 INF2
GH14I104786 Enhancer 1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.7 -13.3 -13262 2.4 KLF1 ZBTB8A ZIC2 GABPA HIC1 ZFHX2 GLIS2 ZNF692 POLR2A GLIS1 SIVA1 ZBTB42 AKT1 ENSG00000258430
GH14I104784 Enhancer 0.6 dbSUPER 4.7 -15.8 -15819 1.2 NFIB ZIC2 NFIC LCORL ZNF544 ZNF341 GLIS1 ZBTB20 SIVA1 PPP1R13B CLBA1 ZBTB42 AKT1 ENSG00000258430
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GeneHancers around ZBTB42 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the ZBTB42 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for ZBTB42 Gene

Genomic Locations for ZBTB42 Gene
4,117 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ZBTB42 Gene

Genes around ZBTB42 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ZBTB42 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ZBTB42 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ZBTB42 Gene

Proteins for ZBTB42 Gene

  • Protein details for ZBTB42 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc finger and BTB domain-containing protein 42
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7ZW21

    Protein attributes for ZBTB42 Gene

    422 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    46491 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for ZBTB42 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ZBTB42 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for ZBTB42 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ZBTB42 Gene

Domains & Families for ZBTB42 Gene

Gene Families for ZBTB42 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Disease related genes
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Transcription factors

Protein Domains for ZBTB42 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ZBTB42 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family. ZBTB18 subfamily.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family. ZBTB18 subfamily.
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Function for ZBTB42 Gene

Molecular function for ZBTB42 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcriptional repressor. Specifically binds DNA and probably acts by recruiting chromatin remodeling multiprotein complexes.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for ZBTB42 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ZBTB42 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003676 nucleic acid binding IEA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
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Human Phenotype Ontology for ZBTB42 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ZBTB42 Gene

Localization for ZBTB42 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZBTB42 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Nucleus, nucleoplasm. Note=In skeletal myofibers, highly enriched in subsynaptic nuclei at the neuromuscular junctions. {ECO:0000250 UniProtKB:Q811H0}.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZBTB42 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 2

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZBTB42 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA,IEA 21193930
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm ISS --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IDA --
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Pathways & Interactions for ZBTB42 Gene

SuperPathways for ZBTB42 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZBTB42 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II IEA --
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0007517 muscle organ development IMP 25055871
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ZBTB42: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ZBTB42 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ZBTB42 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ZBTB42 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ZBTB42 Gene

(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for ZBTB42 Gene

Zinc finger and BTB domain containing 42:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ZBTB42 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ZBTB42 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ZBTB42 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for ZBTB42 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ZBTB42 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreas (x4.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ZBTB42 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreas (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for ZBTB42 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ZBTB42 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ZBTB42 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ZBTB42 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ZBTB42 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in skeletal muscle (at protein level).

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for ZBTB42 Gene

  • Nervous system(4)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for ZBTB42 Gene

Germ Layers:
  • ectoderm
  • mesoderm
  • nervous
  • skeleton
Head and neck:
  • brain
  • head
  • skull
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for ZBTB42 Gene

Orthologs for ZBTB42 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ZBTB42 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ZBTB42 33 34
  • 99.53 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ZBTB42 34
  • 89 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZBTB42 33 34
  • 81.76 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Zbtb42 33 16 34
  • 78.52 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Zbtb42 33
  • 78.04 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ZBTB42 34
  • 48 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ZBTB42 34
  • 53 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ZBTB42 34
  • 50 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ZBTB42 34
  • 40 (a)
Species where no ortholog for ZBTB42 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ZBTB42 Gene

Gene Tree for ZBTB42 (if available)
Gene Tree for ZBTB42 (if available)

Paralogs for ZBTB42 Gene

(20) SIMAP similar genes for ZBTB42 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for ZBTB42 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZBTB42 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs730882163 pathogenic, Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 6, Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 6 (LCCS6) [MIM:616248] 104,802,387(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant
rs1000065107 -- 104,802,696(+) C/A 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1000442977 -- 104,801,677(+) C/A coding_sequence_variant, synonymous_variant
rs1000699304 -- 104,804,368(+) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1000731457 -- 104,804,598(+) G/A 3_prime_UTR_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ZBTB42 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv952271 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv566073 CNV loss 21841781
nsv566069 CNV loss 21841781
nsv566057 CNV gain+loss 21841781
nsv517038 CNV loss 19592680
nsv511544 CNV loss 21212237
nsv470677 CNV loss 18288195
nsv1143618 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1069824 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1054574 CNV loss 25217958
esv3635627 CNV gain 21293372
dgv3958n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv3957n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv3953n54 CNV gain 21841781

Variation tolerance for ZBTB42 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 2.64; 45.49% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for ZBTB42 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZBTB42 Gene

Disorders for ZBTB42 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for ZBTB42 Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, ClinVar, GTR, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
lethal congenital contracture syndrome 6
  • lccs6
lethal congenital contracture syndrome
  • lethal congenital contracture syndrome 1
distal arthrogryposis
  • arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
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  • Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 6 (LCCS6) [MIM:616248]: A form of lethal congenital contracture syndrome, an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by degeneration of anterior horn neurons, extreme skeletal muscle atrophy and congenital non-progressive joint contractures. The contractures can involve the upper or lower limbs and/or the vertebral column, leading to various degrees of flexion or extension limitations evident at birth. LCCS6 features include severe polyhydramnios and absent stomach, in addition to multiple contracture deformities. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:25055871}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Additional Disease Information for ZBTB42

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
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No data available for Genatlas for ZBTB42 Gene

Publications for ZBTB42 Gene

  1. ZBTB42 mutation defines a novel lethal congenital contracture syndrome (LCCS6). (PMID: 25055871) Patel N … Alkuraya FS (Human molecular genetics 2014) 3 4 58
  2. Characterization of the ZBTB42 gene in humans and mice. (PMID: 21193930) Devaney SA … Hoffman EP (Human genetics 2011) 3 4 58
  3. Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study. (PMID: 20628086) Bailey SD … DREAM investigators (Diabetes care 2010) 3 44 58
  4. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 3 4 58
  5. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58

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